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Six Original Sketches by FDR for Stamp Designs : Original Sketch

 

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3c Susan B. Anthony Small Die Proof, 1936
3c Susan B. Anthony Small Die Proof, 1936
3c Susan B. Anthony Small Die Proof, 1936
 

Above: 3c Susan B. Anthony Sketch by FDR, 1936
Left: 3c Susan B. Anthony Small Die Proof, 1936

 
When FDR saw the model for the Susan B. Anthony stamp, he sketched a revision and added a dark oval frame around the portrait of the women’s rights activist. Because the stamp was issued in an election year and honored the sixteenth anniversary of women’s right to vote, critics claimed it was politically motivated.

 
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